Mississippi's state parks are perfect for all types of campers. Parks can be found in the mountains, throughout the state, down to the coast. Here is a list of top Mississippi State Parks:
Florewood River Plantation- Anyone camping in Mississippi who wants a taste of the true South should stop in at this state park. The Florewood River Plantation is a living history park that recreates an 1850s cotton plantation. This park has much to offer, especially during the holidays when everything is lit up by candlelit. Visitor love this park because it provides historical interpreters. This gives guests unique insights into era of Mississippi life.
John Kyle State Park- This state park features 58,500 acres of fresh water for fishing, swimming, boating, and water sports. This park also has an 18-hole golf course and 2 nature trails. This Mississippi state park is very popular for campers who want to be near the cities of Oxford and Memphis.
Percy Quin State Park- This Mississippi state park is known for its spectacular wildlife, stately magnolia and pine trees, seasonal flowers, and for being a nice blend of the old and the new. The park features a 700 acre lake that is a popular spot for water sports, and a championship golf course. Whether you want to walk the trails, picnic, or simply rest and take in the sights and sounds of nature, Percy Quin State Park can meet your needs.
Roosevelt State Park - This parkis said to be one of the best state parks for campers in Mississippi. The park's focal points are the scenic lake and lush woods. Campers love fishing, boating, and hiking in this park. Another big draw to this park is it offers a big game room to entertain the kids if the weather should turn bad.
Tishomingo State Park- Mountain lovers enjoy camping at this Mississippi state park. It covers 1530 acres and is located at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. There are many activities in this park to keep campers busy such as canoeing, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, and more. The park maintains a large swimming pool for visitors to use to escape the Mississippi heat. The pool is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Here is a list of Mississippi State Parks that offer campgrounds: Clarkco, George P. Cossar, Great River Road, Holmes County, Hugh White, J P Coleman, John Kyle, Lake Lincoln, Lake Lowndes, Lefleur's Bluff, Natchez, Paul B. Johnson, Percy Quin, Roosevelt, Shepard, Tishomingo, Tombigbee, Trace, and Wall Doxey.